Richard Strong, University of Minnesota - Center for Sustainable Design Research
"Health and Life-Cycle Considerations for Continuous Insulation"
Richard Strong is currently a Senior Research Fellow at Center for Sustainable Building Research at the University of Minnesota in the College of Design.
He holds a Bachelors degree in Architecture from North Dakota State, a Masters degree in Urban Planning from McGill University and a Masters degree in Design Studies from Harvard University.
He has worked in both private and public sectors, in governmental and university setting over the last 30 years.
practiced architecture with several Minneapolis firms and in his
own firm during the 70s and 80s.
He was one of the initiators of the Minnesota Sustainable Design Guide while a project manager at Hennepin County during the 90s.
He has taught sustainable design at Carleton College for three years.
He was on the Board of Director of the Minnesota Chapter of the United States Green Building Council
is involved in monitoring the Minnesota Sustainable Building Guidelines and developing standard for the Sustainable Building 2030 initiative at the University of Minnesota
is teaching several courses in the Masters of Science - Sustainable Design in the College of Design.
He also teaching in the College of Business and Public Policy at Drake University and is a capstone instructor at the Boston Architectural College in their Masters of Science in Sustainability.
has been involved in many aspects of sustainability over the last 20 years.